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ATAC - Pharmacokinetics (PK) Sub-Protocol

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00784862
First Posted: November 4, 2008
Last Update Posted: May 15, 2009
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AstraZeneca
  Purpose
To assess the effect of ARIMIDEX on the pharmacokinetics of tamoxifen and the effects of tamoxifen on the pharmacokinetics of ARIMIDEX..

Condition Intervention Phase
Breast Cancer Drug: Anastrozole Drug: Tamoxifen Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomised, Double Blind Trial to Assess the Pharmacokinetics of Arimidex Alone, Nolvadex Alone, or Arimidex and Nolvadex in Combination, When Used as Adjuvant Treatment for Breast Cancer in Postmenopausal Women

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Steady state plasma trough concentrations of tamoxifen, desmethyltamoxifen and anastrozole [ Time Frame: 24±4 hours after previous dose ]

Enrollment: 9358
Study Start Date: June 1998
Study Completion Date: March 1999
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: 1
Arimidex 1mg + Nolvadex placebo
Drug: Anastrozole
1mg, orally, once daily
Other Name: Arimidex
Active Comparator: 2
Arimidex placebo + Nolvadex 20mg
Drug: Anastrozole
1mg, orally, once daily
Other Name: Arimidex
Drug: Tamoxifen
20mg, orally, once daily
Other Name: Nolvadex
Active Comparator: 3
Arimidex 1mg + Nolvadex 20mg
Drug: Tamoxifen
20mg, orally, once daily
Other Name: Nolvadex

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Eligible for entry into the main ATAC trial 1033IL/0029
  • Patients must have been taking ATAC trial medication for at least 3 months (i.e. patients must have reached at least visit 2 of the main ATAC study)
  • Patients should be taking their medication in the mornings for at least 3 months
  • Patients must be 100% compliant over the preceding fourteen days

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Excluded from entry into the main ATAC trial (1033IL/0029)
  • Patients whose concurrent treatment includes diazepam or drugs which might affect tamoxifen steady state levels or steroid hormone status. These include ketoconazole (antifungal) or related compounds
  Contacts and Locations
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  More Information

Responsible Party: Francisco Sapunar, Medical Science Director, Arimidex and Faslodex, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00784862     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1033IA/0029
D5392C02301
First Submitted: November 3, 2008
First Posted: November 4, 2008
Last Update Posted: May 15, 2009
Last Verified: May 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases
Tamoxifen
Anastrozole
Estrogen Antagonists
Hormone Antagonists
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Antineoplastic Agents
Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators
Estrogen Receptor Modulators
Bone Density Conservation Agents
Aromatase Inhibitors
Steroid Synthesis Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action